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blue-eyed boySomeone's favourite, especially a young one.Rate it:

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bottoming the houseThe process by where someone cleans their house 'from top to bottom'. It is a very thorough clean indeed, even more so than 'spring cleaning'.Rate it:

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bounce offto test (ideas) on someoneRate it:

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brain surgeonSomeone very intelligent.Rate it:

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brain surgeonSomeone who does brain surgery.Rate it:

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brainiacSomeone who seems to know facts and trivia about everything.Rate it:

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break out of your shellWhen someone is a little shy.Rate it:

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breed in the boneTo establish or ingrain firmly within someone's nature.Rate it:

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bring backTo cause someone to remember something from the past.Rate it:

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bring to heelTo force someone to obey.Rate it:

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broken recordSomeone or something that constantly repeats itself, causing annoyance.Rate it:

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brownnoseTo flatter someone (especially a superior) in an obsequious manner, and to support their every opinionRate it:

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budge upTo move or scoot over in order to make room for someone, especially when sitting.Rate it:

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bump intoTo meet someone by chance.Rate it:

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bundle of laughsSomething or someone very funny or fun.Rate it:

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bundle offTo send someone away quickly and without fussingRate it:

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busy beaverSomeone who is very busy or hard-working.Rate it:

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busy little beaverSomeone who has completed or accomplished many tasks or works.Rate it:

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butt headsTo argue uncompromisingly with someone.Rate it:

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bystander effectThat someone is less likely to help another if other potential helpers are present than otherwise.Rate it:

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cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.Rate it:

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cakewalkThe style of music associated with such a contest.Rate it:

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call to the barTo admit (someone) to practice in the courts.Rate it:

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calling cardAn attribute, object, or behavior which is distinctly characteristic of someone or something.Rate it:

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calm your titsCalm down! (Used to tell someone to relax when they are agitated, angry, overexcited, etc.)Rate it:

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carry a tuneTo produce music, especially to sing, with accurate pitch.Rate it:

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cart offto transport (someone), especially someone who is incapable of movementRate it:

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catch one's driftTo understand the essence of what someone attempts to communicate, especially if it is vague, hinting, or poorly phrased.Rate it:

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catmeatSomeone who has been badly beaten.Rate it:

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caught red -handedwas caught by someone for steallingRate it:

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chalkfaceA musical concept or genre in which music is completely improvised and never played twice. Most often mixing elements of hip-hop, metal, punk and avant-garde jazz.Rate it:

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change handsTo become the property of someone else; to be bought or sold.Rate it:

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change one's mindTo convince someone to make a decision differing from what a previous one.Rate it:

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change the channelTo redirect someone's attention.Rate it:

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charge upTo motivate, to instill someone with determination.Rate it:

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chase afterTo chase someone.Rate it:

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chase afterTo pursue someone with romantic intentions; to woo.Rate it:

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chase offto make someone or something go awayRate it:

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check throughTo permit someone to continue onward, e.g. through a security checkpoint, after verifying their identity, tickets, etc.Rate it:

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chew somebody outTo berate; to shout at someone.Rate it:

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chickens coming home to roostConsequences visited upon someone who originally had appeared to escape them.Rate it:

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chip off the old blockSomeone who takes after their parent.Rate it:

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chopped liverA person or object which is not worthy of being noticed; someone or something insignificant.Rate it:

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chum upTo make friends with someone.Rate it:

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close downTo surround someone, as to impede their movement.Rate it:

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closed bookA person or thing that cannot be easily understood; someone or something incomprehensible or puzzling.Rate it:

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cock pilotSomeone that is very preoccupied with penises and being sexually penetrated, particularly a gay male bottomRate it:

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come on overto visit someone's home.Rate it:

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come to papaA phrase used to encourage someone or something to approach.Rate it:

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come to somebody's aidTo assist and rescue someone.Rate it:

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